Feminists, Islam, and Nation: Gender and the Making of Modern Egypt

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The emergence and evolution of Egyptian feminism is an integral, but previously untold, part of the history of modern Egypt. Drawing upon a wide range of women's sources - memoirs, letters, essays, journalistic articles, fiction, treatises, and extensive oral histories - Feminists, Islam, and Nation tells this story. Margot Badran shows how Egyptian women assumed agency and in so doing subverted and refigured the conventional patriarchal order. Unsettling a common claim that "feminism is Western" and dismantling the alleged ...

Feminists, Islam, and Nation: Gender and the Making of Modern Egypt 1996, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691026053

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Feminists, Islam, and Nation: Gender and the Making of Modern Egypt 1994, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691037066

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